Housing Authority of Savannah

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Employment

Employment Opportunities

Updated 4/26/2017

 


SUBMIT APPLICATIONS TO:
HUMAN RESOURCES OFFICE
1407 WHEATON STREET
SAVANNAH, GEORGIA 31404

The Housing Authority of Savannah is an equal opportunity employer. Each applicant and eligible employee will be given full consideration for employment and/or advancement and will be treated equally regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship or ancestry, disability, age, sex or other protected status.

The Housing Authority of Savannah is committed to providing a working environment free from all forms of discrimination and sexual harassment or intimidation.


The following positions are now available:
 
 
 

OCCUPANCY TECHNICIAN (Public Housing)

MAINTENANCE LABORER

MAINTENANCE MECHANIC

INVENTORY CLERK

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT / APPPLICATIONS CLERK

DRIVER / PORTER

WORK ORDER CLERK

REAL ESTATE ANALYST


 
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BENEFITS SUMMARY

Following is a brief summary of the benefits package offered to current Housing Authority of Savannah employees.

Medical Insurance Coverage:

The Housing Authority offers comprehensive medical coverage (hospital, surgical, medical, dental and prescription) to all regular employees after one month of service. This is a preferred provider plan and costs vary according to whether services are provided by “in-network” or “out-of-network” providers.

Employee (only) - $10.00
Employee + (1) - $25.00
Employee + (2-4) - $40.00
Employee + (5+) - $50.00
** (premium per Bi-weekly pay period; deducted from payroll)**

Annual Leave, Sick Leave & Holidays:

New employees accrue Paid Time Off (PTO) from the beginning of employment at a rate of one day per month. PTO is the method used by HAS to cover both Anual and Sick Leave. Accrued PTO can be taken after the employee has completed three months of service. Monthly accruals will increase according to the Housing Authority’s length of service schedule.

The Housing Authority observes the following paid holidays:
New Year’s Day, Labor Day
Martin Luther King Jr.’s Birthday,
Memorial Day, Veterans Day
Independence Day, Thanksgiving Day,
Christmas Day

Additional Benefits:

Pension Plan: Employees are eligible for enrollment in the Housing Authority’s pension plan after one year of service. The Housing Authority contributes monthly into an account for each employee with the yearly amount totaling 10% of the employee’s annual earnings. Employees also have the option to contribute up to 10% of their yearly earnings, but are not required to do so.

A deferred compensation plan is also available to all employees. An employee may enroll in the plan at any time. Should an employee choose to participate in this plan, HAS will match the first 3% of deferrals at 100%.

Life insurance: The Housing Authority has a life insurance program for its employees which is non-contributory. The policy is equal to two times the employee's salary, rounded up to the nearest thousand.

Long-Term Disability: As a means of replacing an employee's income in the event of long-term diasability, HAS provides a long-term disability policy. An employee, after being out for 6 months, will have their income replacement at 60% for up to three years.

The information listed above is for interview purposes only, meant to educate applicants on what benefits are offered to current Housing Authority of Savannah employees.

 


 

CLOSING DATE:       Open until filled

TITLE:                       OCCUPANCY TECHNICIAN (Public Housing)

SALARY:                   $31,264.00 ($16.03/hr , 37 ½ hour week)

TO APPLY:                           
SUBMIT APPLICATIONS TO:            
HUMAN RESOURCES OFFICE
1407 WHEATON STREET                                                                              
SAVANNAH, GEORGIA 31404

 

ALL APPLICATIONS WILL RECEIVE CONSIDERATION WITHOUT REGARD TO AGE, COLOR, HANDICAP, NATIONAL ORIGIN, RACE, RELIGION OR GENDER.

POSITION SUMMARY: 

The employee in this position is responsible for processing housing applications and maintaining applicant records.  Performance is reviewed through observation and through review of records for accuracy, timeliness and completeness.  The employee in this position works under the general supervision of the Director of Public Housing.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: 

1.         Explains policies and procedures to housing applicants, conducts application interview; reviews application for completeness, makes preliminary eligibility determination; prepares letters of verification; processes returned verifications; determines eligibility; and computes rent.
2.         Establishes and maintains files of housing applications; sends notices to update information; contacts eligible applicants for final interview and selection; maintains records of rented units.
3.         May conduct selection interviews.
4.         Handles calls regarding the admissions process.
5.         Preparation of daily and weekly rental, vacancy and occupancy reports.
6.         Generates reports, queries, letters, and labels for Section 8 and Public Housing.
7.         Interviews, determines eligibility and copies verifications for applicants.
8.         Assembles, process leases, forms, certificate/voucher packets, rental packages, etc.
9.         Distributes and copies all reports and letters generated.
10.       Establishes, maintains, and records current status of all applicants from eligibility information to lease information to termination.
11.       Prepares and designs spreadsheets and forms via PC as needed to include problem solving.
12.       Attends monthly meetings, plans, organizes, and implements activities.
13.       Performs related work as required.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES: 

1.         Knowledge of the general operations and procedures of a Public Housing Agency (PHA).
2.         Thorough knowledge of the rules, regulations, and administrative procedures of the Housing Authority of Savannah.
3.         Considerable knowledge of the federal and state laws and city ordinances governing housing, including health and fire regulations, landlord and resident relationships, leasing of property and eviction.
4.         Knowledge of business English, spelling, and arithmetic.
5.         Knowledge of modern office practices and procedures.
6.         Knowledge and skill in the operation of modern office equipment including typewriters, copiers, personal computers, calculators, facsimile machines, etc.
7.         Knowledge of computer operations, software, and hardware.
8.         Ability to conduct information gathering interviews.
9.         Ability to maintain accurate and current records and files.
10.       Ability to understand and follow written and oral instructions.
11.       Ability to present ideas and information in a clear and concise manner, both orally and in writing.
12.       Ability to understand and act upon policies, regulations, and procedures as set forth in HUD regulations.
13.       Ability to meet and deal courteously and tactfully with the general public and present ideas and recommendations effectively.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: 

Must be physically able to operate a variety of automated office machines including computers, copiers, printers, facsimile machines, telephones, etc.  Must be able to work, stoop, kneel, crawl, push, pull, move, or carry objects or materials such as files, computer printouts, reports, calculators, pencils, legal pads, etc.

MINIMUM EDUCATION, TRAINING, AND/OR EXPERIENCE: 

Graduation from a standard high school supplemented with college level training in business practices and procedures and experience in public contact work; or any equivalent combination of education and training which meets the required knowledge and abilities.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: 

1.         Possession of a valid driver's license.

 


 

CLOSING DATE:       Open until filled

TITLE:                       MAINTENANCE LABORER

SALARY:                   $21,519.68 ($11.03 per hour, 37.5 hours per week)

TO APPLY:                           
SUBMIT APPLICATIONS TO:            
HUMAN RESOURCES OFFICE
1407 WHEATON STREET
SAVANNAH, GEORGIA 31404

 

ALL APPLICATIONS WILL RECEIVE CONSIDERATION WITHOUT REGARD TO AGE, COLOR, HANDICAP, NATIONAL ORIGIN, RACE, RELIGION OR GENDER

POSITION SUMMARY: 

The employee in this position performs a variety of unskilled maintenance tasks including the operation of powered and non-powered vehicles and equipment.  Work includes the maintenance and upkeep of grounds, buildings and equipment.  Work is carried out as a member of a team performing basic maintenance and cleaning activities, although duties may involve responsibility for working independently on specific projects.  Instructions are specific in nature on all but previously learned tasks, and work is subject to review for quality upon completion.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: 

1.         Cleans up grounds by picking up paper and trash; carries away debris.
2.         Mows lawns, rakes and cares for grounds, prune trees and shrubbery to maintain a neat and healthy condition and appearance.
3.         Sweeps walks and parking areas and maintains in clean condition.
4.         Loads and unloads vehicles; drives vehicles to and from various sites to transport trash, materials, tools and supplies.
5.         Performs cleaning tasks in buildings; sweeps, scrubs, mops, waxes and buffs floors; dusts, cleans, waxes, washes and polishes furniture and equipment;  washes windows and walls; empties and cleans waste receptacles; cleans bathrooms and replenishes necessary supplies.
6.         Performs superficial repairs to water closets and drains, usually consisting of unplugging them and freeing them for normal use.
7.         Visually inspects hallways and common places, eliminates any obstacles to free passage and makes certain that adequate lighting is provided at all times.
8.         Reports any unsafe or hazardous conditions encountered or observed on or in any Authority property or building.
9.         Distributes flyers to residents.
10.       Delivers, picks up and installs appliances in occupied and unoccupied units.
11.       Maintains necessary records of appliance transactions.
12.       Performs related work as required.
13.       An employee may or may not perform all of the above duties.

  

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES: 

1.         Knowledge of building and grounds maintenance practices and procedures.
2.         Knowledge of ground maintenance tools and cleaning materials and supplies.
3.         Knowledge of building maintenance.
4.         Ability to operate equipment and trucks, including dump trucks and large scale lawn mowers.
5.         Knowledge of the occupational hazards and applicable safety precautions of the assigned work.
6.         Ability to read and understand written instructions.
7.         Ability to follow oral instructions.
8.         Ability to lift heavy objects.
9.         Ability to work outside under adverse conditions.
10.       Ability to perform manual work such as digging, shoveling, and sanding.
11.       Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees, supervisors and the general public.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

Ability to operate a variety of carpentry, electrical, and plumbing equipment, tools and machines.  Ability to lift up to forty pounds from the floor to overhead or handle a variety of materials such as sinks, counter tops, solid core and metal doors, debris, floor tile, fan motors and other HVAC parts, etc.  Ability to operate a truck.  Ability to work/inspect in wet, damp, hot, cold, or dusty places.  Ability to stoop and kneel in order to gain access to work areas.  Ability to work while standing for extended periods of time.  Ability to handle ranges and refrigerators using appliance hand-trucks.

MINIMUM EDUCATION, TRAINING AND/OR EXPERIENCE: 

Any combination of training and experience equivalent to the completion of the eighth grade and previous experience as a groundskeeper or custodian.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: 

1.         Possession of a valid driver's license.
2.         Able to be covered under the Housing Authority's fidelity bond.

 


 

CLOSING DATE:    Open until filled

TITLE:                      MAINTENANCE MECHANIC

SALARY:                  $31,678.40 ($16.24 per hour 37 ½ hour week)

TO APPLY:                         
SUBMIT APPLICATIONS TO:        
HUMAN RESOURCES OFFICE
1407 WHEATON STREET
SAVANNAH, GEORGIA 31404

 

ALL APPLICATIONS WILL RECEIVE CONSIDERATION WITHOUT REGARD TO AGE, COLOR, HANDICAP, NATIONAL ORIGIN, RACE, RELIGION OR GENDER

POSITION SUMMARY: 

The employee in this position performs a variety of skilled maintenance tasks in connection with repairs to and maintenance of buildings, grounds and equipment.  Work involves knowledge of and skills in the areas of plumbing, electricity, carpentry, masonry, painting, refrigeration, heating, ventilation and air conditioning.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:  (An incumbent may/may not perform all of the following duties).

1.         Installs and repairs windows, screens, doors, door frames and locks.
2.         Installs and repairs cabinets and other wood equipment and fixtures.
3.         Washes, scrapes, sandpapers and otherwise finishes surfaces prior to painting; mixes paints; applies paints and other finishes to building interiors and exteriors.
4.         Performs planned and corrective maintenance of heating, ventilating and air conditioning equipment.
5.         Installs floor tiles and ceramic tiles.
6.         Maintains all sanitary sewer lines.
7.         Repairs or replaces electrical outlets, wiring, switches, electrical covers, light fixtures, distribution panels, breakers and fuses.
8.         Secures vacant units before and during vacancy preparation.
9.         Performs masonry work such as patching cracked concrete and replacing broken mason blocks.
10.       Develops material lists for assigned jobs and obtains materials and equipment to perform jobs.
11.       Plans each workday to maximize productivity in accordance with the responsibilities of the job and instructions of the supervisors.
12.       Provides on-call coverage as scheduled and required by the supervisor.
13.       Assists in training other maintenance personnel.
14.       Uses safety precautions at all times.
15.       Performs related work as required.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES: 

1.         Knowledge of the general operations and procedures of a Public Housing Agency (PHA).
2.         Working knowledge and skill in plumbing, electricity, carpentry, masonry, painting, automotive repair, refrigeration, heating, ventilation and air conditioning.
3.         Skill in the use and care of powered and non-powered tools.
4.         Ability to understand and carry out oral and written instructions.
5.         Ability to perform a wide range of building and equipment maintenance tasks independently and with minimum supervision.
6.         Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees, supervisors and the general public.
7.         Ability to perform building maintenance tasks of varying difficulty with limited supervision.
8.         Ability to work any emergency situation which affects Housing Authority residents and facilities.
9.         Knowledge of the occupational hazards and applicable safety precautions of the assigned work.
10.       Ability to work in hazardous and adverse conditions, as well as cramped quarters and high places.
11.       Ability to follow oral and written instructions.
12.       HVAC-certified is greatly preferred

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: 

Ability to operate a variety of carpentry, electrical, and plumbing equipment, tools, and machines.  Ability to work/inspect in wet, damp, hot, cold, or dusty places.  Ability to stoop and kneel in order to gain access to work areas.  Ability to work while standing for extended periods of time.  Ability to move or carry objects or materials such as sinks, counter tops, solid core and metal doors, debris, floor tile, fan motors and other HVAC parts, etc.  Ability to handle ranges and refrigerators using appliance hand trucks. Ability to lift objects up to 40 pounds from ground to over head.

MINIMUM EDUCATION, TRAINING AND/OR EXPERIENCE

Graduation from High School or GED equivalent supplemented by technical level courses in mechanical, electrical, or building trades; one to two years of experience in the maintenance and repair of building structures, household appliances, plumbing fixtures, and heating and air conditioning equipment; or any combination of training, education and experience which provides the required knowledge, and abilities.  Journeyman level skill in at least one trade required.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS

1.         Possession of a valid driver's license.
2.         Able to be covered under the Housing Authority's fidelity bond.

 


 

Closing Date:          Open until Filled

TITLE:                       Inventory Clerk
 
Salary:                      $32,094 ($16.46 per hour, 37.5 hours per week)

To Apply:                   
Submit Applications to:            
Human Resources Office
1407 Wheaton Street
Savannah, GA 31404

 

ALL APPLICANTS WILL RECEIVE CONSIDERATION WITHOUT REGARD TO AGE, RACE, COLOR, HANDICAP, NATIONAL ORIGIN, RACE, OR GENDER.

Position Summary

The employee in this position is responsible for maintaining a storage facility and the stock contained therein.  Work involves the performance of general storeroom activities including receiving, storing, issuing, delivering and shipping of widely diversified supplies.  Duties also include maintenance of routine records, performing custodial tasks, participating in taking and maintaining inventory and requisitioning standard supply items. Work emphasis is on the prompt and efficient discharge of assigned tasks and the accountability for the inventory and its records.  The performance is reviewed either by direct supervision or by observation of results.

Essential Job Functions

1.         Receives incoming supplies, materials and equipment.
2.         Inputs incoming materials into computer.
3.         Issues materials, supplies and equipment on request and keeps appropriate records; also performs routine clerical tasks.
4.         Requisitions non stock parts and supplies.
5.         Maintaining the inventory of stock as it is received and issued; signs for materials from various vendors.
6.         Ensures that all forms are filled out correctly and completely.
7.         Keeps the storeroom and premises clean and disposes of rubbish; performs routine custodial tasks.
8.         Generates a daily list of materials to be ordered using knowledge of past and future needs.
9.         Reviews daily activity reports for entry errors and makes required corrections.
10.       Reviews issue tickets for correct stock issue control numbers to computer processing.
11.       Performs minor maintenance on hand tools and lawn equipment.
12.       Maintains hand receipt files on maintenance tools, uniforms and equipment on temporary loan to maintenance personnel.
13.       Performs related work as required.

Required Knowledge and Abilities

1.         Knowledge of the general operations and procedures of a Public Housing Agency (PHA).
2.         Knowledge of store keeping and inventory methods.
3.         Knowledge of common clerical procedures.
4.         Knowledge of the methods and procedures of the procurement of various supplies, materials and equipment.
5.         Knowledge of packaging and storage of materials.
6.         Knowledge of the occupational hazards and applicable safety precautions of the assigned work.
7.         Ability to operate a forklift in a safe manner, knowing the driving and lifting limitations.
8.         Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions.
9.         Ability to perform routine clerical work and to make required arithmetical calculations.
10.       Ability to establish and maintain an effective working relationship with other employees and the general public.
11.       Ability to maintain complex records and to supply information on supplies and materials in the inventory.
12.       Ability to maintain back order files on materials and equipment.
13.       Ability to make computer entries from source documents.
14.       Ability to prioritize tasks and manage multiple tasks at one time.
15.       Ability to work in less than ideal conditions, e.g. noise, dust/dirt, odors, hazardous materials, moving blades, etc.

Physical Requirements

Ability to stoop, climb and kneel in order to gain access to work areas.  Ability to work while standing for extended periods of time.  Ability to lift up to forty pounds from the floor to overhead or handle a variety appliances and items such as sinks, counter tops, solid core and metal doors, debris, floor tile, fan motors and other HVAC parts, etc.  Ability to handle ranges and refrigerators using appliance handtrucks.  Ability to operate a forklift in a safe manner.

Minimum Education, Training and/or Experience

Graduation from a standard high school or vocational school with two to three years of experience in general maintenance work with experience in materials handling; or any equivalent combination of education and training which meets the required knowledge and abilities.

Special Requirements

1.         Possession of a valid driver's license.
2.         Ability to be covered under the Housing Authority's fidelity bond.

 


 

CLOSING DATE:             Open until filled

TITLE:                                 Administrative Assistant /Applications Clerk

SALARY:                             $31,661.30

TO APPLY:                                        
SUBMIT APPLICATIONS TO:     
HUMAN RESOURCES OFFICE
1407 WHEATON  STREET
SAVANNAH, GEORGIA 31404

SUPERVISOR:           Director of Public Housing

 

ALL APPLICANTS WILL RECEIVE CONSIDERATION WITHOUT REGARD TO AGE, RACE, COLOR, HANDICAP, NATIONAL ORIGIN, RACE, OR GENDER.    

POSITION SUMMARY: 

The employee in this position is responsible for the performance of varied administrative and technical assignments pertaining to the administration of the Public Housing Department.  Responsibilities include a variety of administrative assignments that require the application of judgment and initiative based on knowledge gained through experience. Position also requires the efficient use of Microsoft Office applications including, but not limited to, Word, Excel and Outlook.

Essential Job Functions

  1. Types correspondences, reports, forms and other materials from typed or handwritten copy.  Work requires responsibility for spelling, punctuation, grammar and format.  Work is performed through the use of a word processing system.
  2. Composes letters, memorandums and reports using established formats and content as guides.
  3. Screens calls and visitors; answers inquiries; provides information.
  4. Receives and greets visitors.
  5. Ability to provide assistance and guidance to Department of Public Housing staff and residents in the absence of the Director.
  6. Ability to work independently with consultants, residents and other entities to ensure required and appropriate management of grants.
  1. Accepts housing applications, reviews application for completeness, and establishes and maintains files of applications; enters applicant data into master computer database.
  1. Sends notices to update applicant information; prepares letters for interviews, hearings, verifications and rejections; prepares general correspondence to applicants.
  1. Assists with applicant hearing preparations, and records minutes of hearings.
  1. Processes background checks and related inquiries.
  2. Ability to develop and maintain computerized tracking systems for vacancy and rental turnaround; and occupied unit inspections.
  3. Reviews and verifies records and reports to insure that required information is provided and is correct.
  4. Maintains records and files for the department.
  5. Maintains current budget for program and project.
  6. Maintains supervisor's calendar and makes appointments as instructed.
  7. Operates office machines and equipment including the operation of a personal computer.
  8. Assists supervisor with completing required HUD documentation.
  9. Performs related work as required.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES: 

  1. Knowledge of the general operations and procedures of a Public Housing Agency (PHA).
  2. Knowledge of maintaining financial records and budgets.
  3. Knowledge of various federal regulations and policy on admissions and continued occupancy.
  4. Knowledge of office practices, materials, equipment and procedures.
  5. Knowledge of business English, spelling and arithmetic.
  6. Knowledge of the laws, regulations and policies of the department.
  7. Skill in the operation of a personal computer and various word processing and spreadsheet programs
  8. Skill in the operation of a typewriter, calculator and other business machines.
  9. Ability to establish and maintain effective filing systems and clerical procedures
  10. Ability to understand and follow quickly and accurately written an oral instructions.
  11. Ability to compile data and to write clear and comprehensive reports.
  12. Ability to establish and maintain effective relations with other employees.
  13. Ability to meet and deal tactfully and courteously with the public
  14. Ability to use discretion in the handling of confidential information.
  15. Ability to work in less than ideal conditions, e.g. noise, etc.

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: 

Must be physically able to operate a variety of automated office machines including computers, copiers, printers, facsimile machine, telephone, etc.  Must be able to work, move, or carry objects or materials such as files, computer printouts, reports, calculator, pencils, legal pads, etc.

MINIMUM EDUCATION, TRAINING, AND/OR EXPERIENCE: 

Graduation from an accredited high school with two years of college or business school with course work in business, office management, or related field and two years of experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience which meets the required knowledge and abilities.  Proficiency in word processing required.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: 

  1. Possession of a valid driver's license.
  2. Able to be covered under the Housing Authority's fidelity bond

 


 

TITLE:                       Driver/Porter
           
SUPERVISOR:           Director of Resident Services

Closing Date:             Open until Filled         

SALARY:                   $21,017 ($10.77 per hour Non-Exempt)

TO APPLY:               
SUBMIT APPLICATIONS TO:           
HUMAN RESOURCES OFFICE
1407 WHEATON STREET
SAVANNAH, GEORGIA  31404

 

ALL APPLICATIONS WILL RECEIVE CONSIDERATION WITHOUT REGARD TO AGE, COLOR, HANDICAP, NATIONAL ORIGIN, RACE, RELIGION OR SEX
           
POSITION SUMMARY: 

The employee in this position works under the direction of the Director of Resident Services and is responsible for a variety of duties including providing transportation services for resident programs, providing courier service for HAS offices and performing minor maintenance tasks.  In addition to transportation services provided, work includes the maintenance and upkeep of grounds, buildings, equipment and cleaning activities. Instructions are specific in nature on all but previously learned tasks, and work is subject to review for quality upon completion. Provides overall assistance and support for Resident Services activities and assigned building/grounds.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: 

  1. Provides transportation for Resident Services programs and provides limited, periodic transportation for resident trips to physicians, health department, grocery shopping, field trips, out-of-town trips, as well as other transportation relevant to Resident Services and the Housing Authority of Savannah.
  2. Provides courier service for HAS.
  3. Transports HAS vehicles for service and cleaning.
  4. Coordinates Brown Bag, E.O.A. Food Distribution, and emergency food donations to include set-up and delivery.
  5. Performs cleaning tasks in buildings; sweeps, scrubs, mops, waxes and buffs floors; dusts, cleans, waxes, washes and polishes furniture and equipment; washes windows and walls; empties and cleans waste receptacles; cleans bathrooms and replenishes necessary supplies.
  6. Cleans up grounds by picking up paper and trash; carries away debris.
  7. Mows lawns, rakes and cares for grounds, prunes trees and shrubbery to maintain a neat and healthy condition and appearance.
  8. Responsible for pick-up of donated goods from the community.
  9. Transports necessary equipment to and from sites for special activities.
  10. Responsible for logging all activities and requisitioning supplies for the Neighborhood Resource Center.
  11. Assists riders and lifts packages or equipment in and out of the vehicle.
  12. Performs minor repairs and upkeep on the vehicle such as changing tires, maintaining lubrication and fluid levels and tire pressure.
  13. Informs supervisor of working condition of vehicle.
  14. Answers the telephone and routes calls when necessary.
  15. Restocks janitorial closet
  16. Monitors usage of cleaning supplies & reports shortages to Director of Resident Services.
  17. Maintains daily mileage log and completes transportation reports
  18. Distributes materials throughout public housing communities. (Flyers, newsletters, etc…)
  19. Performs other duties as required.

 

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES: 

  1. Ability to follow any and all local, state and national safety laws and codes.
  2. Knowledge of vehicle operation and the skill to operate a variety of Housing Authority

of Savannah vehicles.

  1. Ability to work outside under adverse conditions without any ill effects.
  2. Ability to lift heavy objects.
  3. Ability to deal effectively with young children, adults, staff and the public.
  4. Ability to accomplish simple paperwork such as recording and calculating mileage, make up

schedules, etc

  1. Knowledge of building and grounds maintenance practices and procedures.
  2. Knowledge of ground maintenance tools and cleaning materials and supplies.
  3. Knowledge of building maintenance.
  4. Familiarity with maintenance and service skills.
  5. Ability to read and understand written instructions.
  6. Ability to follow oral instructions.
  7. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with other employees,

supervisors and the general public.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: 

Ability to lift, carry, reach, push, and pull objects.  Must be able to lift a minimum of 40lbs and assist others with physical disabilities. Must be able to operate a vehicle. Ability to work/inspect in wet, damp, hot, cold, or dusty places.  Ability to stoop and kneel in order to gain access to work areas.  Ability to work while standing for extended periods of time. 

MINIMUM EDUCATION, TRAINING, AND/OR EXPERIENCE: 

Graduation from a standard high school or equivalent with previous experience in equipment operation; or any combination of education, training, that provides the required knowledge and abilities. Basic computer skills preferred.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: 

1.         Possession of a valid State of Georgia class 3-5 driver's license and an acceptable driving record of at least three years.
2.         Able to be covered under the Housing Authority's fidelity bond.

 


 

CLOSING DATE:       Open until filled

TITLE:                       WORK ORDER CLERK

SALARY:                   $25,527.00 ($12.27 per hour)

TO APPLY:                           
SUBMIT APPLICATIONS TO:            
HUMAN RESOURCES OFFICE
1407 WHEATON STREET
SAVANNAH, GEORGIA 31404

 

ALL APPLICATIONS WILL RECEIVE CONSIDERATION WITHOUT REGARD TO AGE, COLOR, HANDICAP, NATIONAL ORIGIN, RACE, RELIGION OR GENDER.

Position Summary

The employee in this position is responsible for performing secretarial and clerical functions for the Facilities Management department.  Responsibilities include handling the planned maintenance system and inputting work orders and required information into the work order system.  Additional responsibilities include receipt of resident complaints.

Essential Job Functions

1.         Performs a wide variety of tasks such as typing, filing, answering the telephone, posting inventory records, recording work orders, and dispatching Facilities Management staff.
2.         Performs proficient typing and processing duties within area of responsibility relative to report production, copying, general department correspondence and resident notices.
3.         Serves as dispatcher for the department.
4.         Handles all work orders and work plans for the Facilities Management department; receives work requests by telephone or in writing; logs in work order and inputs into the work order system; assigns work orders to appropriate personnel as directed; receives work orders after the work has been completed and inputs labor and materials into the work order system.
5.         Handles the planned maintenance system; initiates planned maintenance work orders and assigns to appropriate personnel; receives completed planned maintenance work orders and records the work that was performed; reschedules all subsequent planned maintenance when due.
6.         Receives and records repair request from residents, Housing Management Personnel, and Facilities Management Personnel; prepares logs, and files work orders in response to repair requests.
7.         Reviews completed work orders making sure work has been performed and records completion date.  Files completed work orders to unit files.
8.         Updates maintenance history register on continuing basis for incoming vacating residents.
9.         Responsible for move-in and move-out records and communications between Facilities Management Division and Housing Operations Division in accordance with Authority policy.
10.       Responsible for primary data entry for all Facilities Management data processing functions.
11.       Performs related work as required.

  

Required Knowledge and Abilities

1.         Knowledge of the general operations and procedures of a Public Housing Agency (PHA).
2.         Knowledge of the purposes, policies, and regulations of the Housing Authority as established by the Board of Commissioners.
3.         Knowledge of modern office equipment including copiers, personal computers, mainframe terminals, calculators, facsimile machines, etc.
4.         Knowledge of policies, procedures, terminology, and functions of the Facilities Management department.
5.         Ability to understand and follow oral and written instructions.
6.         Ability to perform a wide variety of secretarial and clerical duties.
7.         Ability to present ideas in a clear and concise manner, both orally and in writing.
8.         Ability to make arithmetic computations with speed and accuracy
9.         Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with supervisors, other employees and the general public.
10.       Ability to manage irate clients with tact and diplomacy.
11.       Ability to maintain moderately complex clerical records.
12.       Ability to work overtime on weekends and holidays if required.
13.       Skill in the use of an electric typewriter, calculator, computer and other office machines.
14.       Ability to work in less than ideal conditions, e.g. noise, high traffic areas, etc.

Physical Requirements

Level of manual dexterity sufficient to allow for operation of typewriter, terminal keyboard, telephone, facsimile machine, calculator, etc.  Ability to move, handle, or lift small objects around desk area, e.g. files, computer printouts, reports, calculator, pencils, legal pads, etc.

Minimum Education, Training and/or Experience

Any combination of training and experience equivalent to two years of business school or secretarial/clerical training with previous experience working with planned maintenance, work control or inventory control systems.

Special Requirements

1.         Possession of a valid driver's license.
2.         Ability to be covered under the Authority's fidelity bond.

 


 

CLOSING DATE:           Open until filled

TITLE:                            Real Estate Analyst

BEGINNING SALARY:    $45, 000.00

TO APPLY:                           
SUBMIT APPLICATIONS TO:            
HUMAN RESOURCES OFFICE
1407 WHEATON STREET
SAVANNAH, GEORGIA 31404

 

ALL APPLICATIONS WILL RECEIVE CONSIDERATION WITHOUT REGARD TO AGE, COLOR, HANDICAP, NATIONAL ORIGIN, RACE, RELIGION OR GENDER
POSITION SUMMARY:

Under the supervision of the Development Services Director and/or Facilities Management Director, the Real Estate Analyst is responsible for providing administrative and analytical support for capital improvement and real estate investment projects for the Housing Authority of Savannah (“HAS”). The scope of responsibilities will span the entire real estate lifecycle, including but not limited to, acquisition of real property; the progress of a project from initial conception through predevelopment; the arrangement and closing of development financing; construction; lease up through project stabilization; operations; and real property disposition or recapitalization. The Real Estate Analyst will help ensure adherence to all applicable HUD and other federal, state, and local laws during project lifecycles. The Real Estate Analyst will collaborate closely with HAS staff, development and other business partners, and government representatives in support of the successful implementation of HAS construction and real estate development projects.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  1. Review legal agreements and extract commitments by and to HAS. Maintain system of tracking commitments and proactively update HAS leadership on commitment statuses on a regular basis.
  2. Create reports that clearly identify critical paths and key milestones for HAS construction and development projects.
  3. Analyze operating performance of HAS-owned real estate assets and prepare relevant management reports highlighting strengths and opportunities at the individual property and portfolio level.
  4. Collaborate with Finance and other departments to accurately track and manage funding allocated to construction and development projects.
  5. Prepare, analyze, and update financial models for development projects and other investment opportunities presented to HAS (i.e., development and operating pro formas, cash flow projections, trend analyses, etc.)
  6. Maintain project files, both paper and electronic. Exercise good judgement with regard to the level of redundancy required to maintain the integrity of the filing systems.
  7. Complete field tasks as assigned (i.e., inspections, photography, wage interviews, etc.)
  8. Prepare and distribute meeting minutes in accordance with agreed upon timeframes.
  9. Document policies and procedures for major construction, development, and investment processes.
  10. Strictly adhere to safety guidelines while on construction job sites and while traveling on HAS business.
  11. Regularly engage in activities that promote and nurture professional growth.
  12. Assist in procuring professional services as required.
  13. Other duties as assigned. 

 

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES:

  1. Working knowledge of affordable housing redevelopment and preservation programs, low-income housing tax credits and tax-exempt bonds, and other housing/real estate financing mechanisms.
  2. Sound administrative skills including an ability to plan and coordinate activities among various agencies and monitor performance according to contracts.
  3. High level of proficiency with Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint. Proficiency with other presentation software is a plus.
  4. Strong interpersonal skills and an ability to communicate and work with diverse groups of people.
  5. Ability to communicate effectively and clearly, both orally and in writing.
  6. Demonstrated ability to utilize own initiative, work independently, and produce high quality deliverables under a variety of conditions and constraints.
  7. Commitment to remain current on federal, state, and local regulations relating to planning, development, public housing and construction projects.
  8. Ability to compile data and produce clear and comprehensive reports.
  9. Ability to work in less than ideal conditions (e.g., noise, high traffic areas, etc.)
  10. Knowledge of administrative practices and procedures.
  11. Knowledge of modern office equipment including copiers, personal computers, facsimile machines, etc.

 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:                                                                                                                               

Must be physically able to access all areas of Housing Authority property. Must be able to work, stoop, kneel, crawl, push, pull, move, or carry objects or materials such as files, computer printouts, reports, calculators, pencils, legal pads, etc.

MINIMUM EDUCATION, TRAINING, AND/OR EXPERIENCE:

The ideal candidate will possess a bachelor’s degree in real estate, finance, business administration, or related field. The ideal candidate will also have at least two years of relevant work experience. Master’s degree is a plus.
   
SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:

1. Possession of a valid driver’s license.
2. Able to be covered under the Housing Authority’s fidelity bond.

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